Ben Vance is vice president and senior managing director within the investments unit of Unum Group, where he has worked since 1999. He is a past board member of Make-A-Wish East Tennessee and was appointed by Mayor Andy Berke to serve on the Chattanooga City Task Force on Police and Fire Pension. Vance served on the GPS Board’s 2016-17 Endowment Committee before becoming a trustee. He holds a Bachelor of Science in finance/economics from Lipscomb University and an MBA from Rice University. Vance and his wife, Jan, are parents to three GPS alumnae: Caroline ’14, Mimi ’17, and Charlotte ’19.